My Ten Favorite Things About Easter

As a sequel to my Lent top ten post, here is a list of my top ten favorite things about Easter: 1. Christ is Risen! He is risen indeed, Alleluia! We have heard this exchange so many times that sometimes we forget how truly powerful it is. Christ is risen INDEED! Christ really did die. Literally. And He really did […]


Sounding Off on Easter

While Easter Sunday has already passed, we are well into what we call the Octave of Easter, an eight day period that takes us to the Second Sunday of Easter (which is also dubbed Divine Mercy Sunday). Now, as an avid pianist and music lover, my ears always pipe up if I hear somebody around […]


A Question About the Passion

A question which seems to arise alongside the subject of the Passion and crucifixion of Jesus follows something along the lines of, “If God is almighty and all-powerful, why did He have to suffer and die and then rise again to forgive us, when He could have forgiven us without any of that?” I personally […]

Top Ten Things to Do This Lent

Lent is finally here, and because it is a lot easier to make a list than actually arrange thoughts into paragraph form, here is my list of the top ten things you should do this Lent. So sit back, enjoy, and kindly ignore the fact that there are actually only nine items on this list. […]